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fuzzyadjective

us   /ˈfʌz·i/
  • fuzzy adjective (NOT CLEAR)

not clear or not easily heard, seen, or understood: Is the picture always fuzzy on your TV? The basic facts of the story are starting to emerge though the details are still fuzzy.
  • fuzzy adjective (HAVING HAIRS/FIBERS)

covered with light, loose hairs or fibers: I peel peaches because I don’t like their fuzzy skins.
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"fuzzy" in British English

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fuzzyadjective

uk   /ˈfʌz.i/ us   /ˈfʌz.i/
  • fuzzy adjective (NOT CLEAR)

(of an image) having shapes that do not have clear edges, or (of a sound, especially from a television, radio, etc.) not clear, usually because of other unwanted noises making it difficult to hear: Is the picture always fuzzy on your TV? You can pick up a lot of stations on the car radio but the sound is usually sort of fuzzy.
informal not clear: The basic facts of the story are starting to emerge though the details are still fuzzy. My head's a little fuzzy (= I cannot think clearly) this morning after all that wine last night.
  • fuzzy adjective (HAIR/FUR)

(of hair) in an untidy mass of tight curls: Oh no, it's raining - my hair will get all fuzzy.
A fuzzy surface feels like short fur: the fuzzy skin of a peach
fuzzily
adverb uk   /ˈfʌz.əl.i/ us   /ˈfʌz.əl.i/
fuzziness
noun [U] uk   /ˈfʌz.i.nəs/ us   /ˈfʌz.i.nəs/
(Definition of fuzzy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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